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March 2nd

Supes to consider programming road

March 3, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
news@starkvilledailynews.com
 
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors will discuss and consider ordering County Engineer Clyde Pritchard to program Old Highway 25 during its regular meeting Monday at the county courthouse.

Legal opposition over city hall plan ongoing

March 3, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
news@starkvilledailynews.com
 
Local attorney Charles Yoste confirmed he has filed a petition to the Mississippi Supreme Court to reconsider its dismissal of an appeal regarding the city of Starkville’s municipal facility construction plan.

Pitching steps up for Bulldogs

March 3, 2013

The cold weather made it hard for the Mississippi State baseball team to manufacture much offense.

The pitching stepped up to lead the way and the Bulldogs rallied for a 4-1 win over St. Joseph's on a cold Saturday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field.

The Bulldogs (13-0) got solid pitching outings from both Evan Mitchell and Ross Mitchell.

Starkville High splits doubleheader

March 3, 2013

On a cold and snowy Saturday, Starkville High School’s bats got hot as it defeated Ethel 13-2.

The Yellowjackets 13 runs came off of nine hits, which were highlighted by Jalen Campbell, Tanner Clanton and A.J. Brown, who each got two hits in the ballgame.

Scoring took place early in the game for SHS beginning with two runs in the first and one in the second inning.

Occasions offers nights of personalized painting

March 2, 2013

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Starkville community members looking to brush up on their painting skills or simply pick up a brush for the first time are in for a treat now that Occasions in downtown Starkville offers classes every Tuesday night.

Negative thoughts?  Throw them away

March 2, 2013

By EMILY JONES

Spring brings sunny, daffodilly days

March 2, 2013

By CAROLE DAVIS

On March 20, 2013 we'll joyfully celebrate the first day of Spring. Vegetation begins to really grow, and we begin to mow our new, lime-green grass in our yards. Flowers are beginning to profusely pop up everywhere. How fantastic and lovely are our Mississippi months of March, April and May. When we reach this time of the year we all say, "At last — spring has sprung."

Butterfly bush, butterfly weed welcome namesakes

March 2, 2013

By GARY BACHMAN

I think all gardeners love to see butterflies visit their gardens in the summer months. If you want more butterflies this year, start planning now what to plant this spring to attract them.

I want to tell you about two of my favorite plants that are guaranteed to attract these garden visitors.

Service by nurses in J.Z. George Hall Infirmary

March 2, 2013

By RUTH MORGAN
For Starkville Daily News

Florence Nightingale is perhaps the name most associated with the history of nursing but the J.Z. George Hall Infirmary at A&M College had outstanding nurses for sixty-three years.

Vaughan’s vocabulary

March 2, 2013

By DON VAUGHAN

On Feb. 22, I had the opportunity to sit onstage at Mississippi State University’s Lee Hall Auditorium for Shakespeare’s "Twelfth Night," performed by a troupe from the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia. Stephanie Holladay Earl played the role of the voluptuous Olivia. Patrick Earl played Duke Orsino.

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